Calhoun County has high quality utility assets and services to meet the needs of its industry, businesses and residents. The below providers understand customer expectations and meet them every day.
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the local providers below provide dependable power to Calhoun County businesses and residents every day. Their rates are very competitive and lower than most non-TVA locations in the US.
TVA is the nation’s largest public power company. Through 159 locally owned distributors, TVA provides power to about 8.8 million residents of the Tennessee Valley. TVA’s transmission system has been 99.999 percent reliable for seven years in a row and generates more electricity than any other public utility in the nation.
Natchez Trace Electric Power Association
(serves about 55% of Calhoun’s land area)
P.O. Box 609
Houston, MS 38851-0609
(662) 456-3037; Fax: (662) 456-2086
Pontotoc Electric Power Association
(serves about 44% of Calhoun’s land area)
P.O. Box 718
Pontotoc, MS 38863-0718
(662) 489-3211; Fax: (662) 489-5156
The Tallahatchie Valley EPA also provides electricity to some of our county residents.
Atmos Energy provides reliable natural gas and related services to much of the county.
Water & Sewer
Reliable and high quality water and sewer services are provided by the cities of Bruce, Calhoun City, Vardaman, Derma, Big Creek, Pittsboro and Slate Springs. Numerous non-profit water associations also serve the rural areas of our county.
Reliable telephone, high speed internet services and cable TV are provided by the following main telecommunication companies. Both service and quality are excellent and all these companies stand ready to support county needs.
Bruce Telephone Co. (Waller, Inc.)
P.O. Box 489
Bruce, MS 38915
TDS Telephone and Internet Services
111 Public Square
Calhoun City, MS 38916
Internet and Broadband
Broadband is readily available in the northern part of the County, and will be expanded to the south and east when needed.
Frontier Communications also provides local exchange service to some county residents. http://www.frontierinternet.com/services